I grew up in good old Leominster, Massachusetts. There weren’t any particularly clever nicknames for my city. The best we could think of was Lemon-town, or L-town for short. We had a little more fun with the surrounding cities:
Fitchburg = Bitchburg
Worcester = The filthy woo
Lunenburg = Looney Castle
Winchendon = Winchentucky
You have the idea. Shuffling city names to make them more hilarious is a story as old as time. But why are we doing it? I think it’s the same mentality as school and the thing was to change someone’s last name slightly to make them funny / rude / perverted. I met a boy named Steven Greenberger and named him “Steven Green Booger”. I thought it was original content and he would roll his eyes because I was the 40,000th person to make this joke in his life. In the end I married him and am now a green booger too. Guess the joke is on me!
Anyway, I was wondering if there are any hilarious / offensive nicknames for cities in New Hampshire. Stupid question, Kira, of course there are! With such a wealth of information on the internet, I was able to find a whole list of them. If you offend any of them, please don’t shoot the messenger. Don’t hesitate to discuss your issues with the folks at Reddit. In particular, the members of the r / NewHampshire Community.
Are you ready for this list? Here we go…
Do we forget which? Feel free to write them in the comments!